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Forest School Homesteading Year 5: 2019 - 2020

6/11/19 Year 5 Forest School

We had our second session today, we were lucky with the weather and managed to avoid the rain. We learnt how to put up hammocks (and how to get in them). We worked together and opened a restaurant using our mud kitchen. This meant some of us prepared food while other people went and harvested […]

06.11.19 Year 5 Circus

We worked hard today, we started by practicing our different shapes . After that we worked on different games that help with concentration. We managed to get a human pyramids 3 levels high. We can’t wait till the next session.

30.10.19 Year 5 Circus

Today was action packed! We started off by building our teamwork skills, working in different pairs we carried each other in various ways, such as piggy backs and wheelbarrows. We also leapfrogged over each other and practiced our other growing skills. We have learned so much already.

30/10/19 Year 5 Outdoor learning.

We had 3 groups of Outdoor leaning today which meant we all had a chance to go out, we had a great time building dens and making things with clay. Amy taught us some new knots and Sam came out with us as well so we enjoyed cooking up some interesting things in the mud […]

9.10.19 Year 5 Homesteading

Today in the gardening group we started to dig out our beds. We are really lucky and have the front lawn outside school. We split into 3 groups to start with, group 1 measured and marked out the gardens, then they sat down to decide what might go in them. Group 2 started weeding and […]

9.10.19 Year 5 Circus

Today started off by warming up and playing some games. Then we practiced straight jumps and forward rolls, we are getting better quickly and are building up to amazing things. We finished off by practicing our pyramids (we can do three layers now). We are looking forward to the weeks that come.

Wednesday 2nd October: LiT return for circus skills

Annabel, Lawrence and Andy return for the second circus skills sessions with Year 5.  A few adjustments were made to the groups following the first session last week before the three groups separated and got to work. Warm ups, stretches and games to start then core skills, tumbling and then acrobalance and pyramids to finish. […]

25.9.19 Year 5 Circus

We are really lucky this term, we are going to work with Lost in translation all autumn term on our circus skills. Today was brilliant we played games to warm up and help our concentration. Once we had done that we started to learn some different skills such as how to hold a box position […]

25.9.19 Year 5 Homesteading

Today was our first day of homesteading, we split into groups and took on different tasks. Group 1 went cooking, group 2 went to look at gardening and group 3 went and learnt about animal care as we are looking after the chickens this term. We had a lovely time, made some yummy soup and […]

Wednesday 18th September: Y5 start circus skills

Year 5 will be doing circus skills this term. They will be working with coaches from Norwich-based circus company Lost in Translation for a 10 week block developing the circus and performance skills they started last year.  The course was launched with a visit to Oak Circus Centre on Coslany Street where LiT are based. […]